LS schools to help sponsor benefit for Jonas Borchert

July 17, 2013 

Several Lee’s Summit R-7 schools are helping sponsor a Junk for Jonas community garage sale, scheduled from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 2 and from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Lakeland Community Church, 913 N.E. Colbern Road.

Jonas Borchert is a student at Lee’s Summit High School who also attended Mason Elementary, Woodland Elementary and Pleasant Lea Middle School. Pleasant Lea Middle School is sponsoring the sale with the assistance of other schools Jonas has attended, including LSHS, Mason Elementary and Woodland Elementary.

Pleasant Lea Elementary is also helping sponsor.

Jonas is currently in the midst of his second battle against a Ewing Sarcoma, an aggressive form of cancer. Proceeds from the sale will help his family with expenses related to this battle.

Junk for Jonas is a donation-only garage sale, and any reasonable offer will be accepted. Cash only please. Also included at the event will be a bake sale, facepainting and temporary tattoos.

For more information, visit the “Junk for Jonas” Facebook page.

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